Join us to commit on Saturday, June 22!

Join us as we bring together giving circle members to:

  • Learn about issues affecting under-served and disadvantaged South Asian communities
  • Discuss the MASALA Giving Circle’s goals and funding cycle timeline
Saturday, June 22
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm EDT
The Aspen Institute
One Dupont Circle, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
It’s time to come together and commit to the MASALA Giving Circle!  
Please RSVP to

May Information Sessions!

The MASALA Giving Circle is hosting two information sessions this month! These will be casual meetings with current members who can tell you more about our cause and purpose. We welcome all who are interested, so feel free to bring a friend! 

Info Session #1:
Saturday, May 18th
Le Pain Quotidien 
2000 P St (20th & P St.)
2 PM

Info Session #2:
Tuesday, May 28
Le Pain Quotidien 
2000 P St (20th & P St.)
6:30 PM

Please share this announcement with friends and colleagues who might be interested! 

Please RSVP to either of these events at masalagivingcircle@gmail.comFeel free to reach out to us at the same address with any questions.

2013 Kickoff Meeting – Thursday, 2/21, 7 pm

After a great showing at our recruitment event in December, the Mid-Atlantic South Asians Leveraging Assets (MASALA) Giving Circle can’t wait to kick off our first year of giving!

Please join us on Tuesday, February 21st at 7:00 pm to discuss the giving circle’s guidelines, our giving theme for the year, and sources of funding. Don’t forget to bring your friends and colleagues– we’re always happy to see new faces! Please email us at to RSVP and for information about the event location in Washington, DC.

You can also RSVP via Facebook at this link:

MASALA Giving Circle Launches!

The Mid-Atlantic South Asians Leveraging Assets (MASALA) Giving Circle was created to leverage assets and make collective contributions to advance the work of U.S. nonprofit organizations working to empower underserved and disadvantaged South Asian communities in the Mid-Atlantic region.  The MASALA Giving Circle is a member of the AAPIP National Giving Circle Network.